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Description: Upper House and Attached Outbuildings
Date Listed: 20 February 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149769
OS Grid Reference: SO4238047937
OS Grid Coordinates: 342380, 247937
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1267, -2.8431
WORMSLEY CP -
SO 44 NW
4/88 Upper House and
20.2.53 attached outbuildings
Farmhouse, hop kiln and byre. Probably C17, C18 and C19 with later
alterations. Timber-frame with brick nogging and weatherboards. Sandstone
rubble with tile, Welsh slate and corrugated iron roofs. L-plan with arms
extending roughly southward and eastwards, the house forming the first arm
and the byre the last with C19 hop kiln at their junction. Two storeys.
West elevation has house to centre and right with gable front to far right.
House has 3-light glazing bar casement in dormer to centre and four con-
temporary casements to gable front. Ground floor has similar casements.
Three entries, a ledged door to left and centre with a glazed door to
gable front. Truncated side stack to left. Frame is 2 to 3 1/2 square panels
high between and above brick underpinning. To left of house is framed
motion now a garage which joins hipped-roofed hop kiln with sandstone rubble
walls. Byre attached to east of hop kiln has sandstone rubble first floor
and weatherboarded timber-framed left. Four structural bays. South elevation
has two openings to tollet and five entries to ground level most with ledged
doors. Frame is two square panels high from sandstone to wall-plate. Interior
of house has fireplace in southern principal room with chamfered stone jambs
and oak lintol. North end of main range has cusped, wind-braces perhaps re-
used. Byre has queen strut trusses with V-struts above collars. One gable
has lozenge pattern and scissor struts. (RCHM, Vol III, p 214-15).
Listing NGR: SO4238047937
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